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Novozymes and Monsanto are teaming up to discover, develop and commercialize microbes that could be used in sustainable agriculture. WRALTechWire takes an inside look at the deal and what both firms are bringing to the table.
Crop giant Monsanto is teaming up with microbial and enzyme technology firm Novozymes to form a partnership that will target development of bioagricultural products that the companies say will be "sustainable." The deal includes a $300 million upfront payment to Novozymes, which operates its North American headquarters in Franklinton.
Biochemtex, which is a partner in a joint venture with Novozymes, says it will build the biofuels plant and create 65 jobs over three years. The company could receive $300,000 from the state's One North Carolina if it meets objectives.
Opinion: What should have been a balanced media report on the impacts of the ethanol industry on land conservation, turned into a tale that isn't really what it seems, says the president of North Carolina-based Novozymes America.
BASF's planned acquisition of biotech company Verenium is just the latest in a string of moves by the chemicals company to challenge industrial enzymes leaders Novozymes and Dupont. Read more about the deal.
Novozymes' bioyield enhancers portfolio is getting bigger through the aquisition of agbio company TJ Technologies. Learn why Novozymes wants this South Dakota company.
Novozymes technology promises to increase the active life of the new diabetes drug, meaning type 2 diabetes sufferers could inject once a week instead of daily. Novozymes uses genetically modified proteins that allow GSK to fuse its drug with albumin found in blood serum, fooling the body into accepting the active ingredients that it would normally deem foreign and expel.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom apologizes on Twitter for "poor service" and says a massive launch party - which featured a reenactment of last year's police raid on his mansion - led to huge publicity and huge demand.
Kim Dotcom, marking one year since his Megaupload.com website was shut down by the U.S. Department of Justice and his home raided by New Zealand tactical squad officers in helicopters, unveils a successor file-storage and sharing site, saying innovation won't be stopped.
Novozymes, which operates its North American headquarters in Franklinton, N.C., is acquiring an ownership stake in an Italian firm and will market, demonstrate and guarantee cellulosic biofuel technology from that company.
Anti-ethanol: Record-high corn prices should be sending a clear message to policy makers in Washington: Requiring people to put corn-based fuel in their gas tanks is a bad idea.
Pro ethanol: The head of operations for Novozymes in North America criticizes N.C. Gov. Bev Perdue for seeking a waiver of ethanol requirement from the EPA.